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The Definition Of Us kindle Ø eBook ☆ Sarah Harris ☆ Normaladj Conforming to a standard; regular typical or expectedurban A word inapplicable to human beingsFlorence Round smooth and bumpy like a cobbled streetFlorence doesn't always see things the way other people do She feels differentWhen Florence meeThem decide to track him downAs they cross the country in a 'borrowed' van asking each other Ultimate uestions and facing a series of challenges along the way they start to reveal their true selves and Florence realises there's to all of them than just a diagnosis Maybe they're not so different after al Mental health is high on the agenda of things to talk aboutbut living with the impact of mental health issues can be draining Anything that gets teens talking about their interactions and mindset has to be a good thingOur ragtag bunch of characters are all part of a clinic for teens When they learn their therapist has gone missing they decide to hunt for him And so begins one of the oddest books I’ve read for a whileA road trip with a difference Along the way we learn a little about Florence Jasper Wilf and Andrew We discover a little about their background and start to look at how they forge friendshipsGreat fun but also a timely exploration of how we treat mental health Thank you to NetGalley for the advance copy in exchange for my thoughts

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Normaladj Conforming to a standard; regular typical or expectedurban A word inapplicable to human beingsFlorence Round smooth and bumpy like a cobbled streetFlorence doesn't always see things the way other people do She feels differentWhen Florence meets Jasper Andrew and Wilf she can't imagine they'd h This great UK YA contemporary is now publishedEvery once in a while a YA book comes along that reminds me why I love the genre so much even though I'm slightly older than youngThis book told the story of four teenage charactersFlorence is our MC and is dealing with depression and anxiety especially in the aftermath of a personal traumatic experienceJasper is also dealing with anxiety and has an eating disorder Can I give major props to the author for focusing attention on how eating disorders can manifest in ways other than what we are typically used to hearing about I loved how Jasper's storyline was explained Wilf has ADHD and anger management issues and is trying to be than his family name And Andrew has ASD autism spectrum disorder and is just trying to understand why people don't seem to like himAll four are weekly patients of Manor Lane Diagnostic and Therapy Centre and one weekend when they are told that their favourite therapist Howard will not be coming back to the centre for the foreseeable future they take it upon themselves to go on a road trip to locate him This sets the scene for book filled with some pretty crazy moments but also some moments that truly feel authentic and really makes great strides at attempting to change the definition of what it means to be 'normal' It's a book that had everything I love about contemporary YA in it A fabulously enjoyable storyline with one of my fav thingsa road trip I do love a good road trip book Characters that were easy to fall in love with to empathise withSensitive handling of mental health issues that felt both realistic and hopefulGreat wit and banterTouching moments of sadness and lossA story that put the primary emphasis on friendship among the four leads with just a hint of a sweet little love storyAnd all wrapped up in a beautifully flowing narrative that I spent a happy few hours getting lost in I really loved this little book and definitely want to read everything this author writes in future Highly recommended to fans of all ages of contemporary young adult literature four and a half stars An e copy of this book was kindly provided to me by the publisher Little Brown Book Group UK via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review

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The Definition Of Us Ave much in common with at least five mental health conditions between them they all have very different reasons for being referred to Manor Lane Therapy CentreIt's only when their therapist Howard goes missing that they find a common purpose Worried by his disappearance and wanting answers the four of The Definition of Us is about four interesting characters who are going on a road trip to find their therapist who suddenly has disappeared During this trip they really get to know each other and I really liked this concept Each character had their own issues and I really liked how they sort of dealt with it during this trip